Isaiah 1:20

“But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But if yee refuse and rebell, yee shalbe deuoured with the sword: for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But if you refuse and rebel, You will be devoured by the sword. Truly, the mouth of the LORD has spoken."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But if your hearts are turned against me, I will send destruction on you by the sword; so the Lord has said.
- Basic English Bible

but if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken.
- Darby Bible

But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.
- Webster's Bible

but if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of Yahweh has spoken it."
- World English Bible

And if ye refuse, and have rebelled, [By] the sword ye are consumed, For the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword; for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Isaiah 1

  • Patrick L
    I love the Old Testament. It gives us a clear picture of the rigidity, severity, and uncompromising nature of 'The Law........and sets the stage for the fulfillment of the Law, the righteousness of Christ, and the mercy and grace of God.
  • Adekunle adeosun abolaji
    Its a warning to all beliver dat if we willingly obey God commands all his good promise for man kind will come to pass.
  • Sharneewallace
    The Holy Spirit came to me to read out of The Book Of Isaiah,I wasn't given a chapter or a verse, just to read the Book Of Isaiah, so is there anyone who can tell me where to start.
  • Joann Heidt
    He was a powerful Ptophet, He showrd God's greatness and proclaimed it.
  • Lois Taylor
    I truly love the book of Isaiah,because when I accepted Jesus as my Savior, the second verse that the Holy Spirit lead me to turn to was Isaiah 1:18.Isaiah is a very powerful book, every chapter.One must read it slowly and ingest its beauty.
  • C. Gabriel
    I find the Book of Isaiah very deep, and have some understanding, but majority I do not comprehend. Still learning!
    I found this site which has commentaries, which helps a lot!

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